Tommy Steel

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Tommy Steel
Personal information
Full nameTommy Steel
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Fore River
1924–1926 Boston Wonder Workers 36 (0)
1926–1928 New Bedford Whalers 69 (0)
1928–1929 Fall River Marksmen 1 (0)
1929 Philadelphia Field Club 4 (0)
National team
1925 United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tommy Steel was an American soccer goalkeeper who earned one cap with the U.S. national team in 1925. He also spent five seasons in the American Soccer League.

United States mens national soccer team Mens national association football team representing the USA

The United States men's national soccer team (USMNT) represents the United States of America in international soccer competition. The team is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and is a member of FIFA and Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football.

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Professional career

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Steel began his career in the United States with Fore River of the Southern New England Soccer League. In 1924, he signed with the Boston Wonder Workers of the American Soccer League, playing two seasons with them. In 1926, he joined the New Bedford Whalers, but moved to the Fall River Marksmen eight games into the 1928-1929 season. He played only one game with Fall River before finishing his career with Philadelphia Field Club. He retired in 1929. [1]

Glasgow City and council area in Scotland

Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population of 621,020. Historically part of Lanarkshire, the city now forms the Glasgow City council area, one of the 32 council areas of Scotland; the local authority is Glasgow City Council. Glasgow is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. It is the fifth most visited city in the UK.

Scotland Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

Fore River was an amateur U.S. soccer team which had its origins as the Fore River Shipbuilding company team of Quincy, Massachusetts.

National team

Steel earned his cap with the U.S. national team in an 8 November 1925 victory over Canada. [2]

Canada mens national soccer team mens national association football team representing Canada

The Canada men's national soccer team represents Canada in international soccer competitions at the senior men's level officially since 1924. They are overseen by the Canadian Soccer Association and compete in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

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  1. Jose, Colin (1998). American Soccer League, 1921-1931 (Hardback). The Scarecrow Press. ( ISBN   0-8108-3429-4).
  2. RSSSF